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Lot # 244: 1951 Hiroshi Nakao, "Tokyo Giants Pitching Sensation" Japanese Superstar

Starting Bid: $15.00

Bids: 1 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "MEGA Collectors Auction 2017",
which ran from 3/31/2017 1:00 PM to
4/15/2017 8:00 PM

1951 Photograph of one of the best pitchers in Japanese baseball Hiroshi Nakao as he throws the ball against the San Francisco Seals in an exhibition game. A superstar of the pre-war era he won 26 games in back to back years before taking four years off for WWII and the went ahead and won another 27 games in 1948 after he had returned! A spectacular silver gelatin photo in great shape picturing a rare Japanese superstar!

Size: 3.5x5.25
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 4.5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 9.5/10

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